Long-Lost Led Zeppelin Recordings Unearthed

Some of the songs feature John Paul Jones on lead vocals, Robert Plant reveals.

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Legendary singer Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin recently revealed finding band's long-lost recordings that might even be included on the new Led Zeppelin box set. And interestingly enough, two of the songs feature bassist John Paul Jones on lead vocals. "I found some quarter-inch spools recently, and I had a meeting with Jimmy [Page], and we baked them up and listened to them, and there's some very, very interesting bits and pieces that probably will turn up on these things," he said (via Facebook). "I'm desperately trying to get this one track or the two tracks of John Paul Jones singing lead," the singer added. "And so far he's up to giving me two cars and a greenhouse not to get them on the album. Oh, John, wherever you are ... you can't wait to hear yourself singing all over the world! La la la la la la la..." In other recent Zeppelin news, a group of fans has been campaigning for late drummer John Bonham to get his statue in the town of Redditch. Earlier this year, reports of the rock icons' reunion surfaced online, with no new info revealed as of yet. Led Zeppelin held their last concert back in 2007 at London's O2 Arena.

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    Jesus_Dean
    [b]Legendary singer Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin recently revealed finding band's long-lost recordings..... Somebody kick his ass for holding out on us for so damn long!! LOL
    christianonbass
    Angry, angry? And they always said JPJ was the quiet, contented one!
    christianonbass
    Actually, I like this a lot, and it goes to show that us "quiet" bass players--while we stand humbly on the side of the stage, away from the singers who get all attention--we are thinking about kicking ass and getting all pissed until we go postal (no offense to postal workers) ;
    alfie9000
    I'm not the biggest LZ fan, I like a few songs and realize their importance to music but I always get excited when a band switches instruments.
    Brandon1993
    You mean like this?
    JerBearX
    Honestly, this is as close to new as I'd want, and this is EXCITING! Truth be told, I wouldn't really WANT a NEW album from Led Zep. I think it'll tarnish the legacy they have. A reunion tour would suffice in my eyes. AND IT BETTER HAPPEN!
    Page-is-king
    I Definetly think they should reunite, even if it's a toned down version ala the acoustic late 70's sets. Or moving the songs in place to suit their current styles, just getting them together performing as the musicians they are now, see what comes out of being their current selves. They have all changed so much, let's see what zep sounds like together after all there paths reunite after years of blazing their own.
    Desenova913
    "I'm desperately trying to get this one track or the two tracks of John Paul Jones singing lead," the singer added. "And so far he's up to giving me two cars and a greenhouse not to get them on the album. Oh, John, wherever you are ... you can't wait to hear yourself singing all over the world! La la la la la la la..." This is the funniest thing I've read all morning.
    eibbor
    Any word on who they stole the music and lyrics from on these lost recordings?